Mort Subite Sets a Standard

mort-subiteWith varieties of Oude Gueuze and Oude Kriek winning acclaim, Mort Subite is carving out a niche for itself as a connoisseur’s brewery. Paul Walsh pays a visit.

The name Mort Subite is most closely associated with that charming and bustling café in the centre of Brussels, that throwback to the Fin de Siècle, where uniformed waiters navigate their way around long benches, serving noisy locals and noisier tourists.

If you’ve been there you’ve probably read the back of the menu and know that the name, Mort Subite (Sudden Death), isn’t the result of a
bad marketing effort.

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